Converging and conflicting ethical values in the internal/external security in continuum in Europe.

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Bikent Unievrsity



• Book project on security culture in Turkey

• Co-editor, ‘Global Security’ theme, EOLSS, Online Encyclopaedia prepared by UNESCO



• (2005) Regional Security in the Middle East: A Critical Perspective (Routledge).


(2008) ‘Thinking Beyond “Western” IR?’ Third World Quarterly 29(1): 5-23.
(2007) ‘Making Turkey’s Transformation Possible: Claiming “Securityspeak”—not Desecuritization!’ Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 7(4): 555-571
(2007) ‘“Only Strong States Can Survive in Turkey’s Geography”: The Uses of “Geopolitical Truths” in Turkey’, Political Geography 26: 740-756.
(2006) (with Eylem Yılmaz) ‘Constructing Turkey’s ‘Western’ Identity During the Cold War: Discourses of the “Intellectuals of Statecraft”’, International Journal
(2005) ‘Re-thinking Turkey’s Security Discourses: The Challenge of Globalisation’, European Journal of Political Research 44: 175-201. 2003)
(2004) (with Adam David Morton) ‘From “Rogue” to “Failed” States? The Fallacy of Short-termism’, Politics 24(3): 169-180.


•  2000 PhD, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

• 1996 MSc Econ, University of Wales, Aberystwyth • 1995 MA, Bilkent University, Ankara • 1993 BSc (High Hon.), Middle East Technical University, Ankara


Turkish, English


Mar. 2001-present Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara
June 2002-present Assistant Dean, Faculty of Economic, Administrative and Social Sciences, Bilkent University, Ankara
January 2008-present, Associate Editor, Security Dialogue
2000-Feb. 2001 Instructor, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara
1996-1999 Teaching Assistant, Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
April-Sep. 1995 Uzman Yardımcısı (Expert Associate) National Security Council General Secretariat, Ankara
1993-1995 Research Assistant, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara.